S.1235 - Daniel Faulkner Law Enforcement Officers and Judges Protection Act of 2007

A bill to impose appropriate penalties for the assault or murder of a Federal law enforcement officer or Federal judge, for the retaliatory assault or murder of a family member of a Federal law enforcement officer or Federal judge, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to impose appropriate penalties for the assault or murder of a Federal law enforcement officer or Federal judge, for the retaliatory assault or murder of a family member of a Federal law enforcement officer or Federal judge, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Daniel Faulkner Law Enforcement Officers and Judges Protection Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Daniel Faulkner Law Enforcement Officers and Judges Protection Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to: (1) impose mandatory minimum prison terms for homicide, manslaughter, and kidnapping of federal judges and law enforcement officers; (2) expand the penalties for assaulting or i

Official Summary

Daniel Faulkner Law Enforcement Officers and Judges Protection Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to:
(1) impose mandatory minimum prison terms for homicide, manslaughter, and kidnapping of federal judges and law enforcement officers;
(2) expand the penalties for assaulting or interfering with federal officers and employees and for assaults against federal law enforcement officers and judges;
(3) impose mandatory minimum prison terms for retaliating against a federal judge or law enforcement officer on account of the performance of official duties by murdering, kidnapping, assaulting, or threatening a family member of such judge or officer; and
(4) authorize federal judges, U.S. attorneys, and Justice Department employees to carry firearms.Places limits on the award of civil damages and attorney's fees against judicial officers for injuries incurred by an individual during the commission of a felony or crime of violence.Amends the federal judicial code to place limits on habeas corpus petitions for review of a state court conviction for murder of a public safety officer or judge engaged in the performance of official duties.

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